Arts & Culture

Arts and Cultural Development Network (ACDN)
The Arts and Cultural Development Network (ACDN) was founded in 1991 as an initiative to influence government policy at more
Poetry and Resistance in the 1970’s
A multitude of African poetics has populated the constantly shifting maps of Africa throughout the twentieth-century more
A history of Kwaito music
This genre of music started emerging in the 1990s. It is a mixture of a number of different rhythms from marabi of the more
The Daily Dispatch
Together with the Rand Daily Mail, the Daily Dispatch was one of the loudest mouthpieces for mainstream liberal more
Football in South Africa
On 15 May 2004 in Zurich, Switzerland, Joseph (Sepp) Blatter, president of FIFA, world soccer's governing body, made an more
The Cordoned Heart
South Africa: The Cordoned Heart The photography project of the Second Carnegie Inquiry into Poverty and Development in more
Afrapix – Comrades with Cameras A history of a South African anti apartheid Documentary Photography Collective more
KwaMsiza - A Ndebele village
KwaMsiza is a village of 49 families located some 50km north of Pretoria. Its residents are Ndzundza Ndebele, and more
People and Culture of South Africa
South Africa has early human fossils at Sterkfontein and other sites. The first modern inhabitants of the country were more
EOAN Group
The EOAN Group was founded by Helen Southern-Holt in 1933. EOAN Group was a social and educational centre and cultural more
Missionary settlement in Southern Africa 1800-1925
A study of missionary settlement and the spread of Christianity in southern Africa during the period 1800 - 1925, more
European missionaries in southern Africa: the role of the missionaries
"Without doubt it is a far more costly thing to kill the (indigenous population) than to Christianise them." (Warneck more
Defining culture, heritage and identity
What is heritage and identity? Questions of heritage and identity are not as straightforward as they might first appear more
Afrikaans: the Language of Black and Coloured Dissent
Introduction Afrikaans, the official language during South Africa’s Apartheid era, often occupies a politicised space more
Sophiatown in Literature
An Invaluable Historical Source The literature on "life in Sophiatown" by a generation of prose writers, novelists, more